Poetry is having a resurgence, and writing or reading it aloud can improve your mental health and well-being. Photo: Getty Images
Poetry is having a resurgence, and writing or reading it aloud can improve your mental health and well-being. Photo: Getty Images
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Poetry as meditation: how writing or reading it aloud can improve your mental health and well-being

  • Tammy Ho wrote poems during the turbulent Hong Kong pro-democracy protests to help put her mind at ease and give herself motivation
  • British author Georgina Rodgers believes reading poetry aloud engenders positive thinking and ‘forces us to focus and be present in the moment’

Poetry is having a resurgence, and writing or reading it aloud can improve your mental health and well-being. Photo: Getty Images
Poetry is having a resurgence, and writing or reading it aloud can improve your mental health and well-being. Photo: Getty Images
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